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On This Week’s Podcast:
Courtney Pogue joins Carla Sones to talk all things 2020. He candidly shares how pivoting became the name of 2020’s game and what unique things the City of Dallas has done to support businesses through COVID-19 and social unrest. Courtney shares why it’s crucial for economic developers to stay closely tied to small businesses and pay special attention to those which are Black and minority-owned. He shares great insights on keeping his energy up and what role economic developers play in the future.
Courtney is the Director of Economic Development for the City of Dallas, where he focuses on small business development, growing private investment, and attracting and retaining businesses. His career spans from banking analyst to commercial finance and into economic development. Courtney has a passion for entrepreneurialism and takes that spirit with him to work every day.